Robertson's Word Pictures of the New TestamentHebrews 4:4
- Somewhere on this wise (pou outwv).
- See 2:6 for pou tiv for a like indefinite allusion to an Old Testament quotation. Here it is Genesis 2:2 (cf. Exodus 20:11; 31:17). Moffatt notes that Philo quotes Genesis 2:2 with the same "literary mannerism."
- Rested (katepausen).
- First aorist active indicative of katapauw, intransitive here, but transitive in verse 8. It is not, of course, absolute rest from all creative activity as Jesus shows in John 5:17. But the seventh day of God's rest was still going on (clearly not a twenty-four hour day).